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mohel

[mō′əl, môhāl′]
in Judaism, ordained to circumcise.

mo·hel

(moyl)
Ordained Jew who performs circumcisions as prescribed by Jewish customs.
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Critics have even likened Foreskin Man's confrontation with a sinister-looking monster mohel to 1930s Nazi propaganda.
With no mohel available in many of the Caribbean locations at which Sephardic Jews resided in the nineteenth century, it naturally took time to get a message to the nearest mohel informing him that his services were needed.
Friedland came from Minsk, Russia, to serve as a rabbi, mohel and shocket in Meridian, Mississippi, around 1904.
The mohel came to that part of the service when the name of the new born son was to be made public; he hurriedly asked while cleaning, "What is his name?
In an MBP, a mohel who performs the circumcision uses oral suction to draw blood away from the wound on the infant's penis.
The new Minister of Health and Care Services, Bent H0ie, announced that he would go forward with the proposal to make a new law in which circumcision of boys under the age of eighteen years should only be performed by a doctor/surgeon, or could be performed by another person if a surgeon/doctor takes responsibility for the procedure (an obvious adaptation to Judaism, so that a mohel may perform the ritual cut).
After a regional court ruled that the practice constituted "bodily harm" and "assault," charges were filed against a respected rabbi and certified mohel who had performed over 3,000 circumcisions.
In Matthew Hess' comic, the protagonist does battle with an evil Orthodox Jew named Monster Mohel.
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The synagogue advertised for a "hazan, shohet and mohel," a person trained to chant the Hebrew liturgy, slaughter animals according to kosher ritual, perform circumcisions on eight-day-old Jewish males, and read from the Torah.
David and Ilana Brenner, residents of Elazar in Gush Etzion, invited their guests, relatives, and the mohel to Givat Oz veGaon, where the ceremony was conducted.